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Pep thrilled to reach final

February 8, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Pep Guardiola has spoken of his excitement after setting up a Copa del Rey final meeting with Athletic Bilbao and hit back at the critics who suggested the team was losing motivation.

• Barcelona 2-0 Valencia

Barcelona beat Valencia 2-0 at the Camp Nou on Wednesday courtesy of goals from Cesc Fabregas and Xavi, giving them a 3-1 aggregate victory.

They will now meet Athletic - 23-time winners of the competition - in the final, and Guardiola is hoping Barca ...

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